Your Rajdhani train will now sport multi-coloured bed rolls, designed by NIFT

"It has been decided that the interiors of the coaches are changed including replacing the white colour bedrolls with multi-coloured ones," said a senior Railway Ministry official.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:January 3, 2016 10:23 am
Rajdhani train, Rajdhanis, indian railways, NIFT, train bedrolls, multi-colour bedrolls, india news, railway news The bedroll consists of two bed sheets, one pillow, a blanket and a hand towel.

White bed sheets and pillow covers in trains are set to become a thing of the past as Railways is introducing multi-colour bedrolls designed by NIFT. Besides bedrolls, curtains of AC coaches are also being redesigned.

“It has been decided that the interiors of the coaches are changed including replacing the white colour bedrolls with multi-coloured ones. The newly-designed bedrolls will be introduced in one of the Rajdhani trains shortly,” said a senior Railway Ministry official.

The bedroll consists of two bed sheets, one pillow, a blanket and a hand towel. According to the new plan, barring hand towel, everything will be coloured. “NIFT was given the responsibility to design new coloured patterns for train travellers and it has sent an array of designs out of which we have selected two type of colours,” the official said.

Besides bedrolls, the colour of curtains will be also matching with the colour of bedsheets. The official said there will be new multi-coloured blankets now instead of regular blankets supplied in AC coaches. Railways provides about 3 lakh bedrolls daily for AC travellers.

The supply of multi-coloured bedrolls will cost Railways about 30 per cent more than what it spends now. It is a common complaint that the set of linen supplied to passengers are unhygienic, dirty and smelly.

Addressing the issue, Railways has undertaken steps to set up a state-of-the-art mechanised laundry at many stations. Continuing with new steps, Railways is also redesigning the seating arrangements in trains to improve the aesthetic look of the coach.

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    Anil
    Jan 4, 2016 at 2:43 am
    Good
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    Yash
    Jan 4, 2016 at 12:27 am
    Improve the Toilets before any coloured Towels.
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  3. मनीष
    Jan 3, 2016 at 4:59 am
    Every time when India is terrorized by stanis, Indian Muslims have provided support to those stani terrorists. Enough is enough. Excluding the SICKulars, any Indian who wants to contribute to the war against terrorism in India, should stop buying things made in an Islamic country and stop doing business with a Muzzie owned store/business. You have to act!
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    AS Chahal
    Jan 3, 2016 at 2:22 pm
    Changing colour to camoflouge dirt and spots.
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    anmol
    Jan 3, 2016 at 12:57 pm
    multucoloured dont gona work . i think NIFT and railway authority forgot that indian railway is a system and hear the system design asthetic lacks . a big disaster design
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    D
    Jan 3, 2016 at 10:08 am
    Will the Rail Minister see how thick is the Pillow? The Rajdhani Pillow needs serious re-think!
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    ginololoya
    Jan 3, 2016 at 11:48 am
    Agree
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    Hindusthani
    Jan 3, 2016 at 10:13 am
    well written
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